'audacious' Hactivists Make Social Statement, Scholar Says
Posted 07 April 2012 - 09:30 AM
He uses the old 'freedom of expression' to justify their crimes as if it is protected as free speech by the Constitution. Never mind their so called 'free expression' infringes on others right to expression as they illegally hack into servers and alter information on websites.
Posted 07 April 2012 - 07:54 PM
, neither is it an exuse for what they have done, most ppl think there good ppl but overall there still hackers, and hackers naturally steal info like credit card info
Posted 07 April 2012 - 08:09 PM
Guess that makes our country's revolutionary founders "liberal elitists."
One would here be wise to set political bent aside when making judgment. The position taken by said professor is one that calls no political camp its home, but rather is a pragmatic one, albeit it one that some obviously will find to be in the extreme.
Posted 07 April 2012 - 08:14 PM
Said writer makes neither mention of nor allusion to the possibility of new Law, but rather suggests that Anon not be punished to the full extent of current Law, holding that mitigating circumstances argue for such leniency.
That, of course, is precisely the argument advanced by Anon itself as justification for its criminal activities.